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Global Law Enforcement Biometrics Market 2015-2019

About law enforcement biometrics

Biometrics is a technology that measures and analysis physiological or behavioral patterns of humans for authentication or identification purposes. Fingerprints, irises, voice patterns, and the spatial geometry of the face are some of the most widely used characteristics for biometrics recognition process. Physiological patterns include fingerprints, face recognition, DNA, palm print, hand geometry, and iris recognition, whereas behavioral patterns are signature, keystroke dynamics, and voice recognition. The data obtained from these sources are used for security and authentication purposes. Biometrics is mainly used for banking authentication, law enforcement, and providing physical access. It helps provide an extra layer of security for data access and individual identification.The law enforcement sector gradually replaced Bertillon's anthropometric system of criminal identification, which includes the physical measurements of body parts especially components of the head and face of an individual, with biometric technologies. Fingerprint identification, facial recognition, iris recognition, and DNA analysis biometric technologies are widely accepted by this sector. The adoption of law enforcement biometrics is gaining prominence in several application areas such as identity checks during routine traffic violations, criminal investigations, border control, jail management, and drug and human trafficking.

Technavio's analysts forecast the global law enforcement biometrics market to grow at a CAGR of 13.35% over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report

This report covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global law enforcement biometrics market for 2015-2019. The report presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the top six vendors operating in the market. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of law enforcement biometric solutions, including hardware, software, integrated solutions, and services. The revenue generated from after-sales services is not considered.The report provides a detailed analysis of the market based on the following:

  • Technologies: fingerprint identification, facial recognition, iris recognition, and DNA analysis
  • End-users: Defense and Homeland Security (HLS)
  • Geographies: North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, and MEA
Technavio's report, Global Law Enforcement Biometrics Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers APAC, Europe, Latin America, MEA, and North America; it also covers the landscape of the global law enforcement biometrics market and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key regions
  • APAC
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • MEA
  • North America
Key vendors
  • 3M Cogent
  • 4G Identity
  • Cross Match Technologies
  • M2SYS Technology
  • NEC
  • Safran
Other prominent vendors
  • Aware
  • Ayonix
  • BI² Technologies
  • BioEnable
  • BioLink Solutions
  • Cognitec Systems
  • FaceFirst
  • Fulcrum Biometrics
  • Iris ID
  • IRITECH
  • Nuance
  • SpeechPro
  • Suprema
  • TENBIO
Key market driver
  • Growing instances of criminal activities and gun violence
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key market growth inhibitor
  • Lack of accuracy limits the adoption of biometrics
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key emerging market trend
  • Introduction of multimodal biometrics for law enforcement
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Law Enforcement Biometrics Market 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Law Enforcement Biometrics Market: 3M Cogent, 4G Identity, Cross Match Technologies, M2SYS Technology, NEC and Safran

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Aware, Ayonix, BI² Technologies, BioEnable, BioLink Solutions, Cognitec Systems, FaceFirst, Fulcrum Biometrics, Iris ID, IRITECH, Nuance, SpeechPro, Suprema and TENBIO

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The law enforcement sector gradually replaced Bertillon's anthropometric system of criminal identification, which includes physical measurements of body parts, especially components of the head and face of an individual, with biometric technologies. Fingerprint identification, facial recognition, iris recognition, and DNA analysis biometric technologies are widely accepted by the law enforcement sector.”

According to the report, the adoption of law enforcement biometrics is gaining prominence in several application areas, including identity checks during routine traffic violations, criminal investigations, border control, jail management, and drug and human trafficking.

Further, the report states that lack of accuracy limits adoption of biometrics hinders the market growth.

Companies Mentioned

3M Cogent, 4G Identity, Cross Match Technologies, M2SYS Technology, NEC, Safran, Aware, Ayonix, BI² Technologies, BioEnable, BioLink Solutions, Cognitec Systems, FaceFirst, Fulcrum Biometrics, Iris ID, IRITECH, Nuance, SpeechPro, Suprema, TENBIO

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market description
    • Biometrics technologies used by law enforcement
    • Comparison of biometric technologies used by law enforcement sector
      • Table Comparison of biometric technologies used by law enforcement sector
    • Comparison of false-acceptance rate and false rejection rate
      • Table Comparison of FAR and FRR of biometric technology
    • Applications of law enforcement biometrics
    • Advantages and disadvantages of biometrics for law enforcement
  • Major market developments
    • Introduction of biometric mobile apps for law enforcement
    • Introduction of portable biometric devices for law enforcement
    • Cloud-based law enforcement biometrics
    • Introduction of industry-specific biometric solutions
  • BYOD and IoT: transforming law enforcement sector
    • BYOD adoption by law enforcement agencies
    • IoT: Law enforcement field
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Overview of global law enforcement biometrics market
    • Product life cycle of biometric technologies in law enforcement sector
      • Table Product life cycle of biometrics technologies in law enforcement sector
    • Law enforcement in global biometrics market in government sector
      • Table Law enforcement in global biometrics market in government sector 2014-2019
    • Global law enforcement biometrics market
      • Table Global law enforcement biometrics market 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by technology
    • Global law enforcement biometrics market by technology 2014-2019
      • Table Global law enforcement biometrics market by technology 2014-2019
      • Table Global fingerprint identification biometrics market in law enforcement sector 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global facial recognition biometrics market in law enforcement sector
      • Table Global facial recognition biometrics market in law enforcement sector 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global iris recognition biometrics market in law enforcement sector
      • Table Global iris recognition biometrics market in law enforcement sector 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global DNA analysis biometrics market in law enforcement sector
      • Table Global DNA analysis biometrics market in law enforcement sector 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by end-users
    • Global law enforcement biometrics market by end-user segmentation
      • Table Global law enforcement biometrics market by end-user segmentation 2014-2019
    • Global biometrics market in defense sector
      • Table Global biometrics market in defense sector 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global biometrics market in HLS sector
      • Table Global biometrics market in HLS sector 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Segmentation of global law enforcement biometrics market by geography
      • Table Segmentation of global law enforcement biometrics market by geography 2014-2019
    • Segmentation of global law enforcement biometrics market by geography 2014-2019 ($ millions)
      • Table Segmentation of global law enforcement biometrics market by geography 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries
  • Emerging market trends
  • Market growth inhibitors
  • Vendor landscape
    • Vendors matrix
    • Key vendor analysis
      • Table Vendor product and service portfolio comparison 2014
    • Description of major vendors
    • Vendors' news updates
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Crossmatch
    • 4Gid
    • 3M Cogent
    • M2SYS Technology
    • NEC
    • Safran
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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